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The Music Program

Music at Geneseo:

...Personal growth and artistic achievement in a rich liberal arts setting. 
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Areas of Study

Students in our Music BA can choose from four different specialized tracks, as well as explore additional areas of preprofessional study. We also offer four academic minors.


As part of our commitment to accessibility, all entering music students are automatically considered for renewable, partial-tuition department scholarships.

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Private Lessons

Individualized study is at the heart of what we do. All Music BA students receive free private lessons with our experienced faculty and regular coaching from our collaborative pianists.

 ENSEMBLES & LESSONS : Get involved with Music at Geneseo!
Our department welcomes all members of the Geneseo community to join our many ensembles ranging from orchestra, to wind ensemble, jazz ensemble, choral ensembles, string band and more! We also offer free, private and small group lessons to all students. 

Our Mission, Our Commitment


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Committed to the values of liberal learning, our program fosters artistic achievement while promoting critical inquiry and historical reflection for the advancement of ethical social change. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, ensuring the growth and dignity of all students. Read about our commitment to social and racial justice here.

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Our programs in Music Education, Performance, and Conducting require a brief audition. Learn more!